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During both World Wars, many civilian women took up jobs in agriculture, replacing those men who went to war. The women who worked for the Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the First World War the Land Army had a full-time membership of 23,000 members. The number exceeded 80,000 during the Second World War.

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from cleveland.com

Colorful leaves — and towns — mark leisurely wanderings through Salem, Amherst, Northampton and Brattleboro in New England

Colorful leaves — and towns — mark leisurely wanderings through Salem, Amherst, Northampton and Brattleboro in New England | cleveland.com

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from BuzzFeed

Rare Photo Of Emily Dickinson Emerges, Only Second Known Photo Of Her In History

Rare Photo Of Emily Dickinson Emerges, Only Second Known Photo Of Her In History And it shows the legendary poet with the woman long suspected to be her lesbian lover. An anonymous collector donated this photo to the Amherst College in Massachusetts in 2007. Researchers are now confident that the circa 1860 daguerreotype is in fact of Dickinson in her early 30s. That's Emily Dickinson On The Left, Her Close Friend/Possible Lover, Kate Scott Turner, On The Right

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from Tori Avey

Emily Dickinson, A Poet in the Kitchen

The only known photograph of New England poet Emily Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886).

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from Men's Health

54 Ways to Work Your Glutes

Back in college, I thought the stepup was a stupid exercise. They were a part of my strength and conditioning program when I played football at Amherst College. Every guy on the team trained together, and we tended to use the same weight to keep things moving. And when it comes to the male ego, using a bare barbell for any exercise is just unacceptable.

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